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Birding classic

Bennett Fall Birding Classic returns on September 29 Each autumn for the last 23 years, Island Natu [ ... ]

Rotary Radio Bingo

The Rotary Club of Charlottetown's Rotary Radio Bingo is played Tuesdays at 7 pm on 95.1 FM CFCY. Fo [ ... ]

2018 PEI Science Fair prizes

2018 PEI Science Fair prizes

Over $15,000 in prizes, provided by 47 community partners, was handed out to young scientists at the 2018 PEI Science Fair held March 21 at UPEI. More than 210 young scientists from 27 Island schools showcased 152 science projects. The winners list is:

Lieutenant Governors Award—Sophie Macdonald, Bluefield Senior High;
Senior Best In Fair—Amahri Young, Bluefield Senior High (1st);
Intermediate
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CPF PEI Educator of the Year

Canadian Parents for French PEI, a branch of a National network of volunteers, which promotes and creates opportunities for Canadian youth to learn and use French as a second language, has announced the winner of its Educator of the Year Award for the past year. The award is presented annually to a person who has shown exceptional support and dedication to the quality and availability of French
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Étoile Santé Michelle Andrews

Étoile Santé Michelle Andrews

PEI French Health Network’s latest Étoile Santé is nurse Michelle Andrews. Michelle Andrews works at the Western Hospital in Alberton, where she loves having the opportunity to speak French. This quality is part of the assets she brings to the table when on duty at Western Hospital’s emergency department. During one of Michelle’s night shifts, a local resident who was taking care of her grandson
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Game Changer Award

Game Changer Award

The United Way of P.E.I. teamed up with Vogue Optical and Island Storm Basketball to recognize volunteers across P.E.I. making a difference in their communities. The Vogue Optical United Way Game Changer award was presented to 5 individuals nominated because of their volunteer work and its impact in their community. Each winner was invited to bring family and friends to the Vogue Optical Suite at
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Sustainable certification

The City of Charlottetown is encouraging businesses to sign up for the Certified Sustainable Business program. The City of Charlottetown, EfficiencyPEI, and Island Waste Management Corporation partnered on the initiative. Kent Street Market and MacQueen’s Bike Shop are the latest businesses to be certified. Beyond specializing in a sustainable mode of transportation, MacQueen’s is housed in a
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Cooking for Kidsport

Cooking for Kidsport

The 2nd Annual Cooking for KidSport fundraising event was held on April 12 and raised $18,000. The 200 attendees were treated to a fantastic dining experience and some unique entertainment featuring some local celebrities showcasing some of their culinary skills.

With April 12 being Humboldt Jersey Day, attendees were given the option of wearing their favourite jersey in honour of Humboldt and
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Holland College news

Holland College news
Holland College changes

Following a review of its program offerings, Holland College will be suspending the Golf Club Management and the Photography and Digital Imaging programs due to low enrolments. Current students will not be affected by the suspension of either program, as the 2nd year of each program will commence in Sept as usual. The program suspensions are part of Holland College’s
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UPEI news

UPEI news
UPEI grad heading to Oxford

Christian Norton, who graduated with his Honours Biology degree from UPEI in 2016, will head this fall to Oxford University with a full scholarship. Norton will complete his MSc in Biology this spring at the Université de Montréal’s Institut de recherche en biologie végétale before commencing his PhD studies in plant ecology at Oxford. He is one of 140 recipients of the
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Cannabis laws

A new document, Cannabis Legalization: A Policy and Legislative Framework for Prince Edward Island brings together government decisions and direction.

Highlights: The minimum age to purchase, possess and use recreational cannabis will be set at 19 years of age; Provincial legislation will prohibit youth from possessing or consuming cannabis and will allow police to confiscate and destroy cannabis
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Startup Zone companies graduate

Startup Zone companies graduate

A number of Startup Zone companies graduated from the residency program recently—Kim Roach Design, Mighty Pebble Games, Onset Communications, TopFeed, Open Air UAV Training, BECKA VIAU, and Lift Media.

Startup Zone is welcoming new companies into the program: AGAMA specializes in AR and VR experiences, 3D audio, interactive spaces and custom electronic devices; Gocanna is Canada’s cannabis tourism
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Juliet, Naked

October 5–11
City Cinema 14A, coarse language
Dir: Jesse Peretz, US, 98 min. Rose Byrne, Ethan Hawk [ ... ]

The Charlottetown Film Festival

October 12–14
City Cinema The Charlottetown Film Society, dedicated to supporting film culture on  [ ... ]

Colette

October 15–25
City Cinema rating tba
Dir: Wash Westmoreland, UK, 111 min. Keira Knightley, Dominic  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]